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ERIC Number: EJ165617
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Political Alienation and Voting Attitudes Among the Elderly Generation
Rule, Wilma L. B.
Gerontologist, 17, 5, 400-404, Oct 77
Politically alienated elderly include those feeling inefficacious and others who are cynical. Yet cynics hold favorable attitudes toward voting and regularly cast ballots. The inefficacy and cynicism associated with political conservatism reflect pre-New Deal educational norms and political orientation. (Author)
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